Counting Back from Nine
Electronic book text, EPUB
Juvenile: Age (years) from 13 - 16
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues
Aug 07, 2014
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Governor General's Literary Award 2013, Runner-up
"There are rules for what I've done. Specific punishments for crimes against friendship." Laren Olivier knows the rules, but her attraction to a friend's ex-boyfriend is strong. She tells herself that if she and Scott can keep their new romance a secret, no one will get hurt. But Laren is not the only one with something to hide. Thus begins a year-long journey through secrets, lies, exposures and betrayals. Somehow, Laren must find a way to reconcile who she is with what she's done. And when tragedy strikes, she finds herself struggling with a discovery so shocking it rocks the very foundation of her world. A novel in free verse by award-winning author Valerie Sherrard.